[Foodie Friday Recipe] Grilled Napa Cabbage Caesar Salad

Dust off your grill (or shake off the snow) to enjoy this delicious and unique twist on Caesar salad!

Are you a Caesar salad lover? You are in for a treat with this unique grilled version from ModernFarmer.com! (Can’t get to the grill? You can also try broiling in the oven, though the flavors will be slightly different.)

The mild sweetness of Napa cabbage takes on a new dimension with the addition of crisp, blackened edges and char-grilled flavor in this delicious grilled twist on a classic Caesar salad. Add grilled croutons and a squeeze of grilled lemon to make this delicious version complete.

Here’s what you need to make it:

Grilled Napa Cabbage Caesar Salad Recipe

Serves: 2

  • 1 head napa cabbage cut lengthwise into wedges, leaving core intact
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4–6 slices baguette cut on the bias
  • 1 lemon cut in half
  • Charred Scallion Caesar Dressing (recipe below)
  • 4–6 boquerones marinated white anchovy fillets
  • Parmesan cheese for shaving
Charred Scallion Caesar Dressing Ingredients:
(Makes: 1 cups)
  • 3 scallions
  • 1/2 cup olive oil plus more for brushing scallion greens
  • 3 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4-5 capfuls honey wine vinegar (we use Slide Ridge brand)
  • 4-6 boquerones (marinated white anchovy fillets)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 farm-fresh egg
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Here’s how to make it:


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